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Bangladesh signs deal to facilitate river transportation to Rampal

  • Published at 06:59 pm July 16th, 2017
Bangladesh signs deal to facilitate river transportation to Rampal
Mongla Port Authority has signed a deal to ensure coal, construction equipment and raw material can be transported more easily via aquatic channels to the Rampal Power Plant. On Sunday, MPA Chairman AKM Faruq Hasan signed a deal with the Dredging Corporation of India Limited (DCIL) to dredge the Pasur River. For the DCIL, Chairman Rajesh Tripathi signed the Tk166cr deal. The dredging requires that 5metre of additional depth of the river bottom the by lifting 3.9 million cubic metres of sand across 8km. The deal was signed at Mongla port. The dredging will commence from August and is scheduled to end in June 2018.